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What Caused Hannah Rey To Quit Drama, How Did She Write Her First Songs, Hear Her Music

Hannah Rey has an infectious laugh, she also has some really good music. Hannah stopped in to the 7 in a row morning show and we talked what shaped her career, who helped her get her start in music. If she could only have one cd on a desert island, what would it be?

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Ratt “Round and Round” Breaks Boundries For Radio Airplay Helped By Milton Berle

Ratt followed the lead of Van Halen and became a hard rock band with a record contract and signed with Atlantic Records and immediately started writing and recording what would be its first proper album Out of the Cellar. The Album went after the charts and took on pop music..

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Van Morrison’s New Album Features Duets, Hear A Little Behind The Scenes

Van Morrison is one of the legendary singer/songwriters of our time. With all the classic artists making new albums and trying to stay relevant in the ever changing music scene, Van Morrison decided to re work his.

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Watch This Accoustic Only Performance Of AC/DC’s Thunderstruck

This is an brilliant version of "Thunderstruck", no vocals just one acoustic guitar and the fingers of Luca Stricagnoli. Even if you aren't an AC/DC fan you will dig this offering.

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How Good Is John Oates, Listen To Him Sing “She’s Gone” With Just A Guitar

John Oates doesn't get enough credit for the singing he does in Hall and Oates over the years. In the times past their prime, each of the two men has done solo engagements and each has done solo records.

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What Would “You Make My Dreams” Sound Like Without Daryl Hall, Hear John Oates Sing It His Way

While at St. Jude hospital this past January we were treated to a songwriters night, and one of the songwriters was John Oates of Hall and Oates. He sang "You Make My Dreams" in a blues version.

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How did Eddie Van Halen Invent A Whole New Guitar, Listen To This Smithsonian Interview

Eddie Van Halen is credited with influencing music, bands, and the way the guitar was played. Not many people are aware of the influence he had on the making of guitars, and amps. He wired his own guitar, painted it, and now with his own line of guitars and amps he finally has what he wants to play.

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What Is Kenny G Up To These Days? Star Trades Sax For Stocks As Musical Tastes Change

I follow the worlds of music and finance so imagine my surprise when they both came together in an article I discovered about Kenny G.

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Why Did Mary Bue’s Nightmares About Pianos Make Her Switch Back To Guitar?

Mary Bue stopped by the 7 in a row Morning Show to sing and talk a little. We talked about her influences, how long she's been playing, and what inspires her.

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Why Did Dave Grohl Avoid Talking About Kurt Cobain?

Dave Grohl is undeniably a major talent in rock music. When Dave first started Foo Fighters, he would not take questions about Nirvana and Kurt Cobain. Most people felt he was doing it as a publicity stunt. That was not the reason.

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How Does Weird Al Decide What To Parody? Inside His Writing Process

Weird Al Yankovic just had the number one album in the country. Some of us grew up on him being a staple on the Dr. Demento show. Weird Al has changed styles and parodied rappers, hip hop, rock, and just about every style. The thing that has made him stick around for so long is preparation, and changing with the times while staying true to himself.

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Why Did Van Halen Owe 2 Million Dollars After Selling 1 Million Records, What Is The Motown Deal

I found this string of interviews so interesting. Not only am I a huge Van Halen fan, but I love hearing the stories when they first started and when they were hungry and poor. They were regular guys trying to make good music and wanting a record deal.

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